MUM vs HAR Dream11 : U Mumba and Haryana Steelers battle it out for sixth place in the opening encounter of a new week in the dramatic land of PKL 7
Placed adjacent to each other in the league standings, separated by just the two points in sixth and seventh place, for U Mumba and Haryana Steelers, today’s clash is of momentous importance. Not only is it a clash which will help the winner make massive strides over the other but will also help consolidate a place in the top 6 for the side winning this one.
For U Mumba, today’s clash is all about building on the immense momentum garnered from an edge of the seat thriller win against Patna Pirates. The Mumbai based team are bound to be massively buoyed by an incredible win, one which saw them maintain their composure in the closing stages of the contest to show the requisite skill set needed to go the distance and walk away with the glistening trophy under their arms.
Despite letting a massive lead be overturned, U Mumba showed immense fighting spirit to take the clash 34-30 courtesy of a super raid from Rohit Baliyan right at the end of the encounter. It saw the side break into the top 6 with four wins and four defeats from eight matches, a place the side will be looking to consolidate today when the take on Haryana Steelers today.
Having endured a season akin to Mumbai till now, Haryana find themselves just two points behind Mumbai’s 23, having recorded 4 wins and 4 defeats as well. The side will be looking to comeback from a harrowing 40-29 defeat yesterday, one which saw Siddharth Desai’s 18 point raid effort along with the rest of his side’s raiding unit rip apart the Steelers’ defence.
Probable Playing 7
Fazel Atrachali(C), Sandeep Narwal, Surinder Singh, Young Chang Ko, Rohit Baliyan, Arjun Deshwal, Athul MS
Dharmaraj Cheralathan (C), Sunil, Naveen, Vikash Khandola, Prashanth Kumar Rai, Vikas Kale, Parveen
Both the sides make an advent into today’s clash having registered lacklustre defensive displays, one the two outfits will looking to rectify come their fixture today. While Mumbai ended up going from leading 22-9 to losing 31-30 at one stage, Haryana Steelers were decimated by Telegu Titans yesterday as they leaked raiding points to their opponents.
Ahead of today’s encounter, what serves U Mumba better is the more compact backline they have in their artillery. The side are packed with some outstanding names, players who’ll help imbed a win for them today.
Pro Kabaddi League 7
Match Details: U Mumba Vs Haryana Steelers
Date And Time: 19th August, Monday- 7:30pm
Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai
Television: Star Sports 2, Hindi/HD
MUM vs HAR Dream 11 Picks
Defenders for MUM vs HAR Dream11
With 23 tackles to his name, emerging as the key component of his side’s defence, Surinder Singh as emerged as the most instrumental player of his side’s backline this season. While his arm-chain tackles, blocks and body holds have been extremely effective, the defender has made everyone stand up and take notice with some perfect raids as well.
From the Steelers we have decided to pick out Sunil given the 18 tackle points he has picked up over the course of the previous 5 encounters. At a time when inconsistency in defence has continued to push his side pack in a quest for a spot in the top 6, Sunil has effortlessly kept coming up with impeccable displays to find a spot in our team.
All-Rounders for MUM vs HAR Dream11
Although he wasn’t at the pinnacle of his game yesterday, Naveen’s 36 tackle points across the league epitomes the strength the all-rounder has as a raider. With Vinay failing for the side, Naveen is of massive importance for them in the attacking facet of things, a pivotal player alongside Vikash Khandola.
From Mumbai we have their defender, Sandeep Narwal come into our side. The side began the league extremely strongly with their defence earning laurels due to its sublime flamboyant nature with Sandeep well involved in the side’s articulate tackling.
Raiders for MUM vs HAR Dream11
The main reason for Haryana Steelers being able to overturn their horrendous start to the season was the return of star defender, Vikash Khandola into their playing 7. Ever since he’s recovered for his injury, the raider has gone onto amass a rich bagful of thee super 10s, picking up 9 points yesterday as well.
He’s an undoubtable pick for us while from U Mumba we are getting in their most successful raider Rohit Gulia. His super raid ended up picking up 3 points for his side in the previous encounter, a sublime effort which saw hi lead his side to wind despite being the only player on the mat for them.
While Athul MS was someone we considered as well after his 8 points in the last match, his price tag put him off, seeing us pick up Arjun Deshwal instead from the side.
Captain And Vice-Captain for MUM vs HAR Dream11
Vikash was an undoutable pick for captain for us today while Rohit is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.